Guggenheim Enhanced Equity Income Fund (GPM) Reaches $8.42 Formed H&S; Voya Financial (VOYA) Shorts Decreased By 0.94%

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Guggenheim Enhanced Equity Income Fund (GPM) formed H&S with $8.08 target or 4.00% below today’s $8.42 share price. Guggenheim Enhanced Equity Income Fund (GPM) has $404.65 million valuation. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $8.42. About 77,365 shares traded. Guggenheim Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:GPM) has risen 3.88% since May 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.67% the S&P500.

Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA) had a decrease of 0.94% in short interest. VOYA’s SI was 15.27M shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 0.94% from 15.42 million shares previously. With 2.36 million avg volume, 7 days are for Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA)’s short sellers to cover VOYA’s short positions. The SI to Voya Financial Inc’s float is 8.51%. The stock increased 0.94% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $52.45. About 951,130 shares traded. Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) has risen 34.91% since May 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.36% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.74 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 24 investors sold Voya Financial, Inc. shares while 124 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 179.07 million shares or 6.24% more from 168.54 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag, Germany-based fund reported 2.10M shares. Moreover, Brinker has 0.07% invested in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) for 37,457 shares. Voloridge Inv Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Peak6 Invs Lp owns 3,761 shares. Aperio Grp Incorporated Limited holds 0.03% or 134,729 shares. Ancora Advisors Lc accumulated 484,677 shares. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0.42% or 716,553 shares. First Commonwealth Financial Pa reported 11,265 shares. Artemis Investment Mgmt Llp accumulated 61,382 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Ajo Ltd Partnership has 4.10 million shares. First Tru L P owns 152,905 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 15.03M are owned by Vanguard Grp. Legal And General Grp Public Limited Com holds 1.11M shares. Andra Ap invested in 61,500 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity reported 834,460 shares.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 2 sales for $369,684 activity. SILVA KEVIN D had sold 895 shares worth $45,439. Nelson Charles P also bought $698,439 worth of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) shares.

Voya Financial, Inc. operates as a retirement, investment, and insurance firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $8.85 billion. It operates through five divisions: Retirement, Investment Management, Annuities, Individual Life, and Employee Benefits. It currently has negative earnings. The Retirement segment offers tax-deferred employer-sponsored retirement savings plans and administrative services in corporate, education, healthcare, and other non-profit and government entities; and rollover individual retirement accounts and other retail financial products, as well as financial planning and advisory services.

More important recent Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “‘Attractive, Capital-Light’ Business Mix Makes Voya Financial A Potential Takeover Target, Says Credit Suisse” on April 25, 2018, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “Voya Financial Announces First-Quarter 2018 Results”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Voya Financial’s (VOYA) CEO Rod Martin on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 02, 2018. More interesting news about Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Voya Financial (VOYA) PT Raised to $64 at Wells Fargo on 1Q Report; Raising Estimates on ‘Higher Projected …” with publication date: May 02, 2018.

Among 18 analysts covering Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Voya Financial had 49 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 9 by Wells Fargo. As per Monday, July 10, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, May 2 the stock rating was maintained by BTIG Research with “Buy”. The stock of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, October 7. Morgan Stanley upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $48 target in Wednesday, November 11 report. Sandler O’Neill upgraded Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) on Monday, November 13 to “Buy” rating. Citigroup initiated Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) on Thursday, January 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 10 by Sandler O’Neill. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 14 by BTIG Research. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, December 21.

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